Slovenian Recipes

  • Caraway Meatballs

    MenuCaraway MeatballsPolentaColeslaw The foundation for this dinner was a recipe called “Spaghetti and Meatballs” in Woman’s Glory: The Kitchen, the classic cookbook published by the Slovenian Women’s Union of America.  When…

  • Mineštra

    MenuMineštra (Slovenian Minestrone)ColeslawFrench bread Suddenly that Slovenian minestrone seemed like a perfect choice.   Easy comfort food.  And I had almost everything on hand.  So why not? I made a…

  • Roast Sauerkraut

    MenuRoast SauerkrautGrilled Kielbasa (a klobase substitute, in a pinch!)Coleslaw My husband had picked up a jar of organic sauerkraut at a local market.  So I decided to make it the…

  • Roast Duck and Mlinci

    MenuMlinci (Baked Noodles)Roast DuckRed Cabbage with ApplesRed Pepper and Tomato Salad This was another dinner where the side dish became the main event. Mlinci (m’LEEN-tsee), also known as baked noodles,…

  • Bleki Soup

    MenuBleki Soup (Roman Bean Puree with Bleki and Pancetta)Waldorf Salad For months, I had been trying to figure out the thick bean soup my mother recalled from her childhood.  She…